James Bloodworth

James Bloodworth

James Bloodworth is a journalist and author of Hired: Six Months Undercover in Low-Wage Britain, which was longlisted for the Orwell Prize 2019.

James Bloodworth is a journalist and author of Hired: Six Months Undercover in Low-Wage Britain, which was longlisted for the Orwell Prize 2019.

Why I’m going to spoil my ballot

BY James Bloodworth / 5 mins

How pessimism is poisoning our politics

BY James Bloodworth / 5 mins

Inside the mind of the Jordan Peterson fanboy

BY James Bloodworth / 7 mins

How the Left lost all purpose

BY James Bloodworth / 5 mins

Cuba killed my communism

BY James Bloodworth / 4 mins

The exploited underclass is revolting

BY James Bloodworth / 5 mins

The war against objectivity

BY James Bloodworth / 4 mins

How the Left lost Wales

BY James Bloodworth / 5 mins

Red alert: the childish fad for socialism

BY James Bloodworth / 6 mins

Sadiq Khan, the knife-crime fall guy

BY James Bloodworth / 5 mins

Did Chernobyl kill communism?

BY James Bloodworth / 4 mins

The far-Right’s appeal to resentful Germans

BY James Bloodworth / 5 mins

Understanding alt-Right obsessions

BY James Bloodworth / 4 mins

Labour’s latest target

BY James Bloodworth / 4 mins

Sun, sea, sand – and shooting up

BY James Bloodworth / 5 mins

Does class still count?

BY James Bloodworth / 5 mins

The dark side of ‘socialism’

BY James Bloodworth / 6 mins

Where would the Left be without Brexit?

BY James Bloodworth / 4 mins

Bigotry dressed as victimhood

BY James Bloodworth / 4 mins

The Left’s long history of antisemitism

BY James Bloodworth / 5 mins

Ideologues miss Orwell’s greatest lesson

BY James Bloodworth / 4 mins

What snapped in Spain?

BY James Bloodworth / 4 mins

Why is the hard-Left so conservative?

BY James Bloodworth / 4 mins

Sadiq Khan is wrong about rent controls

BY James Bloodworth / 5 mins

What have think tanks got to hide?

BY James Bloodworth / 4 mins

Corbyn’s intolerant populism

BY James Bloodworth / 5 mins

Why liberal-Left paternalism led to Brexit

BY James Bloodworth / 5 mins

Left behind – life beyond the London bubble

BY James Bloodworth / 6 mins

The dark side of rural England

BY James Bloodworth / 5 mins

Our shameful social care crisis

BY James Bloodworth / 5 mins

How the alt-Right got stuck in The Matrix

BY James Bloodworth / 6 mins

Britain’s homelessness shame

BY James Bloodworth / 6 mins

Today’s voguish communists should remember Budapest

BY James Bloodworth / 5 mins

Could Spain’s Pedro Sánchez save Europe’s centre-Left?

BY James Bloodworth / 5 mins

Liberal individualism is killing the planet

BY James Bloodworth / 5 mins

How Corbyn captured the middle class

BY James Bloodworth / 4 mins

Bezos and his offensive, self-serving philanthropy

BY James Bloodworth / 4 mins

Camus’ rejection of tyranny is worth remembering today

BY James Bloodworth / 5 mins

‘Open’ London is built on exploited labour

BY James Bloodworth / 4 mins

Europe 2025: the beginning of the end

BY James Bloodworth / 6 mins

Left behind – life beyond the London bubble

BY James Bloodworth / 6 mins

The closed world of the ‘enlightened’ middle class

BY James Bloodworth / 4 mins

All hail the AI dictatorship

BY James Bloodworth / 3 mins

Is capitalism killing cricket?

BY James Bloodworth / 6 mins

Why we can’t ignore the working-class identity crisis

BY James Bloodworth / 5 mins

Activist journalism is feeding us fake news

BY James Bloodworth / 6 mins

Six types of ‘useful idiot’

BY James Bloodworth / 7 mins

How the Left failed flyover Spain

BY James Bloodworth / 4 mins

How Latin America’s Pink Tide turned

BY James Bloodworth / 6 mins

Amazon: the new Victorian workhouse

BY James Bloodworth / 4 mins

The grim reality of renting in Britain

BY James Bloodworth / 4 mins

Cheap consumer goods come with a high human price tag

BY James Bloodworth / 4 mins

Unlike Europe’s centre-left, Corbyn has popularity – but does he have solutions?

BY James Bloodworth / 6 mins

What have Corbyn and Trump got in common? Anything? And a couple of other big questions (and answers) about two party political revolutions

BY James Bloodworth / 4 mins

Podemos walks a tightrope on Catalonia

BY James Bloodworth / 11 mins

Media elites underestimated protest movements. And they underestimated Spain’s Podemos, too.

BY James Bloodworth / 10 mins

Mainland Europe’s most important radical party doesn’t just seek seats – but ‘hegemonia’ too

BY James Bloodworth / 13 mins

London takes a stand against Uber and its “extreme capitalism”

BY James Bloodworth / 5 mins

Here’s what to read and watch if you want to understand the ‘new left’

BY James Bloodworth / 5 mins